Process Your Permit Efficiently and Get the Job Done
Learn the ins and outs of the Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules. Participants will learn when and how to apply for Letters of Interpretation, General Permits, Individual Freshwater Wetlands and State Open Water Fill Permits, as well as Transition Area Waivers.
"This course provided insight into the definitions and understanding of current freshwater regulations from regulators. Information can be applied directly to work stations."
Senior Environmental Engineer
Naval Weapons Station Earle, Colts Neck, NJ
The role of federal agencies (EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, National Marine Fisheries Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) in the states' "assumed" permitting process
Rules, policies and procedures for the review of the following
- Letter of Interpretation (LOI)
- General Permits (GP) for disturbances to Wetlands and/or Transition Areas
- Individual Freshwater and State Open Water Permit (FWIP)Transition Area Waiver (TAW)
An overview of the Land Use Application Procedures including completing forms (LURP2 etc), calculating fees, using the new checklists and the new requirements for freshwater wetland applications will be presented.
Electronic Instant permits and electronic LOI submission
Instructors will also provide participants with an opportunity to address specific questions or concerns they may have regarding the rules
Mitigation for wetland impacts
"Excellent information on applications and permits. Learn[ed] the ins and outs of the state's review process. Lets you get inside the head of the NJDEP."
Thomas A. D'Angelo
ECO Systems Environmental, Lafayette, NJ
Who Should Attend
Municipal Engineers, Construction Officials, Representatives of Public Utilities, Real Estate Professionals, Environmental Consultants, Health Officers, Lawyers, Consulting Engineers, Builders/Contractors, Landscape Architects, Planners and Surveyors.
Representatives from the NJDEP - Division of Land Use Regulation (DLUR) will teach all aspects of the seminar and will be available throughout the program to answer related questions.
This June 20, 2013 offering of this course was submitted/approved for the following types of credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.
- Rutgers Continuing Education Units: 0.6 CEUs
- NJ Health Officers/REHS: Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 6.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
- NJ Licensed Water & Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs
- NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 2 Technical, 4 Government
- NJ Continuing Legal Education: 7.2 CLE Units
- PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: Pending Approval
- NJ Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency Credits